Canada’s telecommunications regulator continues hearings in the present day on the CBC’s software to resume licences for its varied English and French programming providers.
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) will proceed its overview of the general public broadcaster’s proposed framework and programming technique and commitments.
The digital listening to begins at 10 a.m. ET and CBCNews.ca is streaming it stay.
On Monday, CBC president and CEO Catherine Tait instructed the board the CBC wants larger “flexibility” to satisfy the shift towards on-line viewing and listening.
That flexibility would imply fewer detailed monetary reporting obligations for on-line content material, such because the CBC Gem streaming platform and the CBC Listen app.
Seventy interveners are scheduled to start shows to the CRTC on Friday and proceed over eight days till Jan. 26. The Canadian Media Producers Association, the Canadian Olympic Committee, Quebecor Media Inc., Friends of Canadian Broadcasting and the Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages are among the many presenters.